New York Yankees defeat Seattle Mariners, 3-1

SEATTLE - The Yankees had their own personal All-Star Game Thursday night at Safeco Field.

Andy Pettitte threw eight stellar innings, Nick Swisher had four hits and Alex Rodriguez delivered the game-winner with a two-run single in the ninth, all of it resulting in a 3-1 victory for the Yankees.

Mariano Rivera, who was named to the All-Star team but won't participate, finished up the win with a scoreless ninth, earning his 20th save.

The Bombers matched their seaso...